Hotter Shoes

About Us

Hotter Shoes have been making shoes since 1959 in their Lancashire factory, and to this day their constant strive for perfection and obsession with the smallest detail makes every Hotter shoe extra special. Pillow-soft underfoot cushioning, lightweight and lovely, breathable leathers, flexible soles, fittings to suit you, super-soft leathers and flexi-groove soles; they combine quality with fashion trends to produce a range of products that have their customer’s returning time and time again. What cements the brand’s success is their commitment to providing excellent customer service and each member of their store teams is carefully chosen with these high standards in mind. Stewart Houlgrave, Founder of Hotter Shoes Concept was born in the year his parents opened a slipper making factory.  His desire to create and design shoes as comfortable as slippers began at an early age.



There are 76 stores open at present with more planned to open soon. Small to medium-high street stores with a boutique feel, they work hard and invest money in creating a feeling of quality and comfort that reflects the products they offer. They also have outlet stores which maintain the brand standards whilst offering a great selection of Hotter shoes at great prices. Whether high street or outlet, all stores are carefully located to be at the heart of the community.


With teams of approximately 7 to 10 people per store, every team is like a small family and bigger picture, stores work together, providing support and healthy competition to each other to contribute to the success of the brand as a whole.

Working for Hotter Shoes

Generous staff discount and excellent opportunities for training, development and progression. Hotter Shoes’ staff are first and foremost customer service champions. They develop excellent product knowledge and an ability to provide high standards with regards to retail operations too. McCarthy Recruitment continue to work together with Hotter Shoes providing support with Hotter Shoes store openings across the UK

* McCarthy Recruitment operate as a sole supplier to Hotter Shoes and provide support with all store openings and management roles across the UK as part of our exclusive partnership agreement.  All applications received either directly or via a third party will be processed by McCarthy Recruitment.


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